Make your Furry Friend a Winter Coat

Make your Furry Friend a Winter Coat

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NEW CLASS TIME ADDED - 6.30PM TO 9.30PM - TUESDAY 21ST MAY

Everyone needs a winter coat, and what’s to say your furry friend doesn’t need one too?!

By now you probably know that Ariane has a furry baby called Bonobo. Bonobo is a Pomeranian Cross and he is around 5 years old.

He loves greeting visitors to the studio with a bark(!), and Ariane equally loves to dress him up. Over time he’s been a dinosaur, a DJ, Santa, worn a ‘leather’ jacket and dungarees and most recently a Unicorn… the list goes on

This is the short course will take you on a journey for creating a winter coat – the perfect foundation for you to evolve your very own collection of garments. This garment can be made for both your cats or dogs and is a lovely short course to show how magical it can be to create garments other than for humans

  

Key Take away's /Learnings from the class:

How to measure your pet to fit the garment correctly. (this will be sent to you before the class so that you can bring the measurements with you)

Cutting out the correct size pattern

Constructing the garment 

Adding Velcro (hook and eye tape) to fasten

Finishing techniques to ensure a high-quality garment which will wear well

 

Pre-Class Requirements:

  1. Completed the Introductory to Overlocker's class using either your own machine or one of Ariane's

or

  1. Discussed with Ariane that you have suitable recent experience with a machine to be able to enjoy this class.

Or

  1. An awareness that this can be hand sewn, and if you choose this option you can attend without sewing machine experience. If you choose to hand sew, the garment may not be complete by the end of the class, but you will be given information on how to complete it at home

 

What to bring with you:

A notebook

Fabric: Please bring 0.6 meters of fabric for the outer layer - can be a print, plain or holographic. Please do not bring sequins due to the complexity of working with them in a short time frame

If you are using your own Sewing Machine or Overlocker, please bring it. You will also need the machine pedal, threads and machine specific needles.    

If you do not have your own Overlocker or sewing machine you are welcome to use one of Ariane's - the number of these is limited, so please advise at the time of booking if you will need one so that the class numbers can be arranged correctly - thank you. If you need to use one of these machines please ensure that your fabric needs BLACK threads, as this is what the machines will be set up to use

If you would like information on purchasing a sewing machine or overlocker, please contact Ariane as she will be happy to help you with this

 

What would you receive:

A finished furry friend jacket

 

Class Capacity:

Capped at 4 people 

 

Access to the private 'Sparkle Gang Stitch' Facebook group:

Yes! 

You will be added to the special secret Sparkle Gang Stitch Facebook group - a place where Ariane will be sharing tips and tricks for sewing and secret ideas for how to improve your sewing. Class attendees will be encouraged to share pictures of their makes and share knowledge and ideas. Its a community were growing for the Sewing Revolution! This is the place to have access to Ariane's technical knowledge.

 

Who can attend?

The classes are operated in a respectful manner and no preferences will be taken over the gender of attendees - everyone is encouraged to take part!

Anyone over the age of 18 due to the use of sewing machines

 

Class Length:

3 hours x 1 session = 3 hours 

 

Dates and Times of Classes: 

Tuesday 7th May - 10am to 1pm

Sunday 12th May - 11am to 2pm
Tuesday 21st May - 6.30pm to 9.30pm 
Monday 17th June - 6.30pm to 9.30pm

 

Location:

Classes will be held at Ariane's studio - 18 Dawson Street, Brunswick

 

Refund and Cancellation Policy:

No Refund applicable, if the class is run again you will be welcome to attend so long as you gave over 48 hours cancellation notice. Not transferable to another person. To run, this class needs a minimum of 4 attendees booked in, if this is not the case 48 hours before the class begins Ariane may be in touch to re-schedule to another date

 

 

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